CV

CURRICULUM VITAE (2017)

Born: Northampton 1961
1983 Leicester Polytechnic 2:1 BA(Hons) Fine Art Sculpture
1985 Postgraduate Diploma in Art Therapy – St.Albans
I have worked full-time from my own sculpture studio since 1998

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 Oct Cambridge Contemporary Art – “Heavenly Creatures”
2010 Sep Cambridge Contemporary Art – “Supernature”
2004 June Cambridge Contemporary Art – “if you go down to the woods today”
2001 July Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Derbyshire – “Animalism”

SMALL-GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017  Oct  Cambridge Contemporary Art  –  “In the forest”   – 2 person show with the painter flora McLachlan                         2007 June Cambridge Contemporary Art – “Telling Tales” – 2 person show with painter Nicola Slattery
1999 May Ashbourne Gallery, Derbyshire – 2 Man Show

ART FAIRS

1999-2008 Glasgow Art Fair – with the Lost Gallery (April)
2000-2017 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London (with the Lost Gallery and then Hayloft Contemporary)
2008-2017 Affordable Art Fair, Bristol (with Hayloft Contemporary)
April 2013 Chelsea Art Fair (with Hayloft Contemporary)

ARTS FESTIVALS

2013 May Chelsea Flower Show (www.thesculpturepark.com)
2011-2013 Hay on Wye Festival (with the Bowie Gallery)
2009-2010 British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate
2008 July Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (RHS)
2006-2017 Wirksworth Festival, Derbyshire (September)
2008-2010 Art in Action, Ireland
2000-2017 Potfest in the Park, Cumbria (July) – (except 2005)
2000-2008 Art in Clay, Hatfield House, Herts (August)
2004 June Earth and Fire, Rufford, Notts
2003-2004 Gouda, Netherlands (May)
2002 May Swalmen and Milsbeek, Netherlands

AWARDS

2000 Aug The Derbyshire Prize at the Derbyshire Open
2004 Nov Highly Commended in the Zelli Porcelain Award

2014 and 2016  July   Potfest in the Park, Cumbria    Won Peers Prize for “Rocketdog” and “Birdman”

2014, 2016 and 2017 July    Potfest in the Park, Cumbria     Public vote (Friday) for “Rocketdog”, “Birdman” and “Darwin” respectively

2017  June     Holmfirth Artweek   –   Prize for best 3D artwork in show (for “Punch” – a sculpture of a horse – ‘The John and Isabel Shaw Founders Prize’)